Pier Leone Ghezzi

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Pier Leone Ghezzi
1674-1755
Self-Portrait
Pen and brown ink, over graphite, on laid paper.
10 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches (272 x 181 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1985.86
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Watermark: none visible through lining.

Inscription: 

Inscribed on a piece of paper pasted below drawing, in pen and brown ink, "M. le Cher Ghezzi"; below this on mount, in pen and brown ink, "The draftsman of this collection"; numbered at upper right of mount, in pen and black ink, "31".

Provenance: 
Edward Goddard, London; Dr. Max A. Goldstein, St. Louis (see Lugt 2824); János Scholz, New York ( see Lugt S. 2933b).
Associated names: 

Goddard, Edward, former owner.
Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

Bibliography: 

Italian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. London : Art Council Gallery, 1968, no. 43.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 342.

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